Doc reads excerpts from Jack London’s Call of the Wild (1905) and the short story The Mexican (1911) and talks about Jack London’s classic pre-Orwellian Iron Heel (1908) for Banned Books Read-out event in the lobby of the Humboldt State University Library, Tuesday, September 23 at 1:00 PM.
Jack London’s works were banned and burned in Nazi, Germany in 1933 (as well as in Italy and Yugoslavia in 1929) – for London’s outspoken socialist beliefs. Other major banned writers included Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, Albert Einstein and Sigmund Freud.
Doc is a special events presenter and docent/tour leader at Jack London State Historic Park in Glen Ellen, California. See the Jack London link on this website for Doc’s biographical connection to Jack London.
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